|Subject Area||Elementary Music|
|Grade Level||Kindergarten and 1st|
|Unit of Instruction||Exploring Tone Color and Performance Assessment|
Sing a song that uses singing, speaking, whispering, and shouting.
Singing alone and with others using their singing voices.
Find and maintain a steady beat.
Compare and contrast different instruments and their sounds.
Understand the relation between music and the other arts.
|Learning Targets and Learning Criteria|
Students will sing using their proper singing voice.
Students will continue to memorize their winter performance pieces.
Students will identify different instruments by their sounds.
Students will learn and American Folk Dance and perform it in class.
Students will find and maintain a steady beat.
Beat Buddy Exercise
Winter Performance pieces
Willowbee (1st grade, possibly kindergarten)
Review instrument families and identifying instruments by listening
If time is needed, Cut the Cake music game or Doggy Doggy
Practice your Winter Performance songs!